Best bagel on planet earth. Old NY place with hipsters, tourists, locals and cops. Awesome boiled bagels, help behind the counter that moves it along and a cool vibe. Super busy on the weekend so go early!
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Very good bagel spot. So warm there was no need to have them toasted. You can eat in or take out. Tasty enough that I went back happily.
I had a Nova bagel with cream cheese. It was delicious! There is so much choice, not only are there so many different bagels, but also there are so many different toppings to choose from! I will definitely be going back!
Love this bagel place. Each time we go to New York we always visit but beware you may have to wait in line (as they call it in USA) for some time as it is so popular. Inside you can watch the bagels been baked...More
I come into the city a few times a year,,,Ess-a is one of my favorite stops. Great bagels/lox. I order extra and freeze them to bring a little NYC goodness back home to CT.
Whenever you see a line of people outside an eatery in NYC you know for sure that it must be good, Ess a Bagel is certainly one of those places. They make the original New York boiled bagel and have all the schmeers to go...More
If you are just wanting a bagel and cream cheese, find the quick line. You'll have to slather the cream cheese on yourself, but it's so much faster. We learned the hard way. Bagels were awesome. Warm. Fresh. Exactly what you'd expect to live up...More